Harvey’s practice emphasizes his understanding and mastery of the intricacies of business law. A practicing attorney since 1980, he has extensive experience in all areas of business litigation, franchise law, and business torts, and is well respected for his legal abilities in those areas of law. Franchise disputes are most central to his practice, as are shareholder and member disputes, distributor and supplier disputes, real property litigation, and other civil and commercial litigation matters.
Harvey is also experienced in antitrust and class action litigation, having served as lead counsel in a federal class action lawsuit involving antitrust claims made against one of the firm’s major clients. Harvey is often lead counsel representing the firm’s clients in high value business litigation.
Decision-making in a corporate environment is also a specialty, having served as counsel for automotive related local businesses. Harvey is also available to serve as an arbitrator in all areas of litigation, and has qualified under the Michigan Court Rules to do so in all Michigan courts.
Harvey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1977. He then attended Michigan State University College of Law (then Detroit College of Law), where he was an associate editor of Law Review, and graduated cum laude.
Professional memberships include the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association. Harvey is a Fellow in the Oakland County Bar Foundation. He has been appointed to the Oakland County Bar Association Business Court Committee, and Case Evaluation Committee which he chairs.